Pros And Cons Of The DREAM Act

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The DREAM Act: a bill that should be passed before the next elections Two senators first introduced the DREAM Act in congress. Senator Dick Durbin of the Democratic Party and senator Orrin Hatch of the Republican Party came together to form a plan and introduce this bill to congress. The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors. The bill’s purpose was to the grant undocumented immigrants temporary residency and after meeting further qualifications, permanent residency. What is spoken throughout the undocumented community is that the DREAM Act would finally be able to let undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 to continue their post-secondary education. Right now in America, undocumented students cannot…show more content…
It is something that will improve the country socially and economically. It would resolve so many issues regarding immigration reform and about all of the young undocumented alien minors in America. It is something that would motivate them even, because they have been given a second chance, which is great then. It will empower them; it will show them that you should never give up and that America after-all. These alien minors will become better-educated, higher-earning workers and taxpayers. There are many myths regarding the DREAM Act that there is still a large opposing side to the bill, although the bill itself would be fair response to the injustices done in the American immigration laws. The amnesty program of the DREAM Act is a big one. Many believe that it just forgives illegal behavior continue and let it continue, but as it clearly stated in the bill itself, it is only possible to those who meet the characteristics and its eligibility requirements are the ones who can become eligible for permanent…show more content…
America is called the land of dreams, a land of equal opportunity to all, a land of freedom where you have the opportunity to achieve prosperity and success, and an upward social mobility for the family and children, achieved through hard work and in a society with few barriers. The current immigration laws show a different illustration. The DREAM Act is a bill that would relieve those immigration laws and many of the undocumented alien minors in America. Those undocumented immigrants can still achieve the American dream. It is as if it is a moral obligation of the U.S. government to let this bill pass through. In the words of James Truslow Adams said on the American dream: “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” It should be regardless of social class or circumstances of birth or how you got to America, that is the moral
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